HindustanTimes Thu,10 Jul 2014


SC refuses urgent hearing against Srinivasan

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to give an urgent hearing on a plea for restraining N Srinivasan from taking up the post of the chairman of ICC executive board.

India cruise to seven-wicket win in first ODI

Ajinkya Rahane anchored his innings to perfection in the company of comeback man Robin Uthappa and guided India to a comfortable seven-wicket victory in a rain-truncated first ODI against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Sunday.

Rasool becomes first J-K player to play for India

Off-spinner Parveez Rasool on Sunday became the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to represent India in a One-Day International when he took the field against Bangladesh in the series-opener in Mirpur.

India-Bangladesh ODI reduced to 40 overs a side

Indian captain Suresh Raina won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka on Thursday.

India’s journey to WC starts with knock in neighbourhood

The Indian cricket team will get an opportunity to test its bench strength when its fringe players led by Suresh Raina square off against minnows Bangladesh in a short three-match ODI series starting in Mirpur on Sunday.

Root puts England in control against Sri Lanka

Yorkshireman Joe Root's maiden double hundred has given England a big advantage in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's after the hosts declared their innings on 575 for nine.

Bangladesh says ICC let fixed matches go ahead

Bangladesh has accused anti-corruption investigators from the International Cricket Council of allowing a match in a scandal-plagued Twenty20 tournament to go ahead even though it knew it was fixed.

Dhoni only Indian in Forbes list of world's 100 highest paid athletes

Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the lone Indian sportsman to figure on Forbes' list of world's 100 highest paid athletes. The list is being been topped by American boxer Floyd Mayweather and includes golfer Tiger Woods and tennis stars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

I probably played two years too long, says Ponting

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who retired in 2012, has said he delayed his international retirement by two years in his bid to help the team deal with a generational shift.

Former Australian cricketer Gilmour dies aged 62

Swing bowling all-rounder Gary Gilmour, who played 15 cricket tests for Australia between 1973 and 1977 and was one of the stars of the inaugural World Cup in 1975, died on Tuesday at the age of 62.

Former India captain Ganguly joins Mudgal panel

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday joined the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee, which is probing the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, as an expert on cricketing affairs.

Uthappa, Pandey likely to be named in India A squad for Australia tour

Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey, who had a stellar run at the Ranji Trophy this season, along with other fringe players are expected to find a berth in the India A squad which will be picked in Mumbai on Wednesday for the tour of Australia in July-August.

Cricket balls still take a hiding

As cricket gets increasingly skewed towards batsmen, hapless bowlers are sent on a metaphoric ‘hunt for leather’. However, the pursuit of leather is a much more integral part of the sport, and is essential to the production of one of its primary components, the ball.

BCCI pressured Aus, Eng boards for ICC revamp: Sanjay patel

The BCCI had threatened to form a parallel world cricket body before the England and Australian boards agreed to the controversial restructuring of the ICC, said its secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday.

Indian bowlers can't bowl England out twice: Vengsarkar

The Indian bowling attack lacks teeth which is required to bowl England out twice in the Tests, says Dilip Vengsarkar. The Indian attack will be led by Ishant Sharma and Bhuvaneshvar Kumar in the five-Test series, beginning next month.

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